Travel costs for visiting mainland Greece

Athens

How much does it cost to visit Athens?

A budget traveler will spend around € 29 per day while visiting Athens. However, that doesn’t include any accommodation costs. For those and other Athens travel costs, have a look below.

Athens accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 16 – 98
Typical double room€ 32 – 195

Athens food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 8 – 15
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 15 – 25
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 3 – 5
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)
Tap water is safe to drink in Athens, however.
€ 0.50

Athens fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.40
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 0.68 – 1
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.50 – 1.70

If you’re planning to visit Athens, you should also read
My free Athens travel guide, with electronic maps
About my family trip to Athens


Corinth

How much does it cost to visit Corinth?

If you’re visiting Corinth on a budget, you will spend around € 42 per day, thus a lot more than in the Greek capital. And this is without including any accommodation costs. For more Corinth travel costs, check out the tables below.

Corinth accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 20 – 110
Typical double room€ 51 – 221

Corinth food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 5 – 12
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 10 – 20
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 2 – 4
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.33 – 0.50

Corinth fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.75
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 0.68 – 1.50
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.45 – 1.70

If you’re planning to visit Corinth, you should also read
Discover Ancient Olympia and the Corinth Canal


Nafplio

How much does it cost to visit Nafplio?

A budget traveler visiting Nafplio should spend around € 39 per day. Please note that this is without accommodation, though. For more Nafplio travel costs, take a look below.

Nafplio accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 17 – 76
Typical double room€ 35 – 152

Nafplio food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 10 – 18
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 27
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 3 – 4
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.50

Nafplio fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticketSend information
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 0.74 – 0.90
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.30 – 1.70

If you’re planning to visit Nafplio, you should also read
Day trip from Athens to Argolis: Mycenae, Nafplio, and Epidaurus


Thessaloniki

How much does it cost to visit Thessaloniki?

If you’re visiting Thessaloniki on a budget, expect to spend around € 47 daily for everything except accommodation. For detailed Thessaloniki travel costs, keep reading.

Thessaloniki accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 28 – 121
Typical double room€ 56 – 242

Thessaloniki food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 6 – 15
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 13 – 23
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 3 – 4
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)
Tap water is safe to drink in Thessaloniki, however.
€ 0.40 – 0.50

Thessaloniki fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 0.70 – 1
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.47 – 1.60

Travel costs for visiting popular Greek Islands

Corfu

How much does it cost to visit Corfu?

When you visit Corfu on a budget, expect to pay around € 40 on daily travel expenses, not including accommodation. More information on Corfu travel costs is available below.

Corfu accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 17 – 74
Typical double room€ 34 – 149

Corfu food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 5 – 15
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 10 – 15
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 1.50 – 4.50
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.50

Corfu fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.70
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 0.70 – 1
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.45 – 1.68

Crete

How much does it cost to visit Crete?

A budget visit to Crete implies daily travel expenditures of around € 23, without including any accommodation costs. You can look below to learn more about Crete’s travel costs.

Crete accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 9.80 – 88
Typical double room€ 20 – 178

Crete food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 10
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 8 – 20
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 4 – 5
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.30 – 1.50

Crete fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.80
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 1.20
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.59 – 1.80

Ios

How much does it cost to visit Ios?

A budget traveler’s paradise, Ios can be visited with daily travel costs of around € 15, without any accommodation included. Read below to discover other Ios travel costs.

Ios accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 4.55 – 17
Typical double room€ 9.11 – 33

Ios food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurantSend information
Meal in a mid-range restaurantSend information
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)Send information
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)Send information

Ios fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.80
Taxi (price per kilometer)Send information
Gasoline (1 liter)Send information

Kos

How much does it cost to visit Kos?

On a budget visit to Kos, plan to spend around € 44 daily. Accommodation is not included, though. To learn more about Kos travel costs, check out the tables below.

Kos accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 22 – 26
Typical double room€ 45 – 52

Kos food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 7 – 10
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 18 – 20
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 2 – 3
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.40 – 1.50

Kos fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 2.10
Taxi (price per kilometer)Send information
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.67 – 1.80

Mykonos

How much does it cost to visit Mykonos?

If you visit Mykonos as a budget traveler, you will spend around €47 daily for everything except accommodation. Find out detailed Mykonos travel costs in the lines below.

Mykonos accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 21 – 104
Typical double room€ 42 – 208

Mykonos food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 20
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 26 – 50
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 4 – 8
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.50 – 1.50

Mykonos fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.75
Taxi (price per kilometer)Send information
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.60 – 1.90

Rhodes

How much does it cost to visit Rhodes?

On a budget visit to Rhodes, you will spend approximately € 48 daily. This amount, however, doesn’t include any accommodation costs. For more detailed Rhodes travel costs, read on.

Rhodes accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 20 – 88
Typical double room€ 41 – 175

Rhodes food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 12 – 14
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 13 – 23
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 3.50 – 3.90
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.50

Rhodes fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.40
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 1
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.62 – 1.78

Santorini

Santorini on a budget is possible, but it will still cost you around € 44 daily, without accommodation for the night. To discover more about Santorini travel costs, have a closer look below.

Santorini accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one person€ 22 – 128
Typical double room€ 45 – 257

Santorini food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 16 – 25
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 20 – 23
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 2 – 2.50
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.50 – 2

Santorini fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 2
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 0.50
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.80 – 1.96

If you’re planning to visit Santorini, you should also read
Where to stay in Santorini on a budget


Zakynthos

How much does it cost to visit Zakynthos?

If you plan to see Zakynthos on a budget, expect to spend about € 43 daily. This doesn’t include accommodation costs, though. Read on to see more detailed Zakynthos travel costs.

Zakynthos accommodation costs

Hotel or hostel for one personSend information
Typical double roomSend information

Zakynthos food and drinks costs

Meal in an inexpensive restaurant€ 14 – 20
Meal in a mid-range restaurant€ 6 – 25
Local beer (0.5 liters, draught)€ 3 – 4
Water (0.33 liter, bottle)€ 0.40 – 0.70

Zakynthos fares and public transport

One-way public transportation ticket€ 1.80
Taxi (price per kilometer)€ 1 – 2.30
Gasoline (1 liter)€ 1.56 – 1.75

Greece travel costs sources

  • Accommodation costs via Budgetyourtrip.com
  • Food, drinks, and transportation costs via Numbeo.com
  • Tap water safety researched separately via Google answers for each city in Belgium. Tap water seems to be safe to drink all over Belgium, though.
  • Top attractions selected using TripAdvisor. Each attraction name is a link to the official website page of that attraction, if available
  • Ticket costs / free access information via the official websites of the attractions. I mentioned the cost of a regular adult ticket, for permanent exhibitions. Discounts and temporary exhibition prices are available on their official websites.
  • City pass information about prices and what each includes is from the official website for each travel pass. A link is available for each pass in order to easily find more information and/or to purchase a pass.